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Author Falkinham, Joseph O.

Title Opportunistic Premise Plumbing Pathogens / Joseph O. Falkinham, III
Published Singapore : Jenny Stanford Publishing, [2023]


Description 1 online resource (240 p.)
Summary This book describes the shared characteristics of the emerging group of water-borne pathogens that are normal inhabitants of drinking water systems and premise plumbing. It discusses the selective conditions of drinking water distribution systems and premise plumbing that have led to the emergence of OPPPs
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Joseph O. Falkinham, III, received his PhD in microbiology from UC-Berkeley in 1969. Following four years in the US Air Force and a two-year postdoc, he accepted in 1974 a position as assistant professor at Virginia Tech, where he teaches genetics. His lab focuses on understanding the epidemiology, ecology, physiology, and genetics of the Mycobacterium avium complex--environmental opportunistic waterborne pathogens. Dr. Falkinham received the Gardner Middlebrook Award in 2003 for his contributions to mycobacteriology and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in 2015
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 16, 2023)
Subject Waterborne infection.
Legionella pneumophila.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Mycobacterium avium.
Pathogenic microorganisms.
Waterborne Diseases
Legionella pneumophila
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Water Supply
MEDICAL / Microbiology
Legionella pneumophila
Mycobacterium avium
Pathogenic microorganisms
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Waterborne infection
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1000652971